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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Diazinon (Spectracide)

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Diazinon is a toxic pesticide. The EPA banned residential uses in 2004 and restricted uses on food crops due to safety concerns. Diazinon exposures damage the nervous system, especially during gestation and childhood.

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State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1 ppb for diazinon was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lifetime health-based limit for effects other than cancer. This health guideline protects against .

ppb = parts per billion

States reporting diazinon in drinking water

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Utilities with the highest amounts of diazinon, 2015-2017

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